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If executives were actually worried about a double-dip recession, then why are they starting to increase dividends?
Bearish options showed some interesting volume in Altria yesterday as the cigarette company continued to push lower.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, April 26.
In today's trading session, a total of 151 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Are dividend stocks back and should you be investing in them? Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, and Paul Schatz, president at Heritage Capital, shared their insights.
Stock index futures pointed to a non-committal start to the week Monday.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Feb. 8.
Tobacco stocks have been lighting up the markets in the past year and international competitors are seeing gains. Is there still room to invest while they’re hot? Nik Modi, executive director and senior analyst at UBS, shared his ideas for the sector.
If you’re looking for stocks to buy and hold, here’s a strategy as well as a few names you should know about.
Around lunchtime stocks paired some gains largely due to strong dollar rhetoric from Fed chief Ben Bernanke. Is the rally out of steam?
Investors gain 2.5 percent a year investing in “sin stocks”—tobacco, alcohol and gambling. Marcin Kacperczyk, professor of finance at NYU Stern, explains the “price of sin” and how it may help investors boost their portfolios.
The S&P consumer staples index racked up more than 25 percent in gains since the March low. Nik Modi, senior analyst and executive director at UBS, shares his outlook and sector stock picks.
Jack Ablin says consumer stocks are viable, but they must be picked carefully. "We've divided the consumer market into areas that consumers can buy with cash, versus areas that consumers need financing to buy," the chief investment officer of Harris Private Bank told CNBC. "Clearly, anything that needs financing to buy is out."
It’s prime whale watching season as the Street’s biggest money managers submit quarterly filings. What do they know that you don’t?
To beat back the bears, Charles Norton goes with value. The co-portfolio manager of the Vice Fund has found a couple of opportunities for investors among well-known but out-of-favor companies.
U.S. tobacco market is the way to go for investors who want to keep their money safe, says Nik Modi, a tobacco analyst at UBS.
One company rode the tech bubble of the 1990s; the other is part of the ill-starred fraternity of bond insurers. What do they have in common? Matthew Kaufler of Touchstone Value Opportunities thinks investors ought to give them a look.